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West Yellowstone voters pass 1 percent tax for water and sewer

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WEST YELLOWSTONE — Residents of West Yellowstone voted to renew the town’s 3 percent resort tax and temporarily increase it to 4 percent to fund infrastructure projects.

The Bozeman Daily Chronicle reports nearly 88 percent of voters approved renewing the 3 percent tax, which helps fund law enforcement, road maintenance and other services.

The additional 1% was sought to build a new wastewater treatment facility, replace water and sewer lines, install a water storage tank and make improvements to streets and sidewalks. It was supported by 68% of the voters. Town manager Dan Sabolsky said it will generate about $1.2 million annually.

A new law allowed resort communities to ask voters for a temporary 1% tax for specific projects.

Virginia City also approved a 1 percent tax to buy the town’s central parking lot, which is currently leased.

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